Rolwaling Trek (16 days)
|Region||Other Trekking Regions|
|Trip Duration||16 days|
|Trip Type:||Camping Trek|
|Min. Group Size||1+|
|Max Altitude:||5930 m.|
|Best Season:||Autumn: SEP-OCT-NOV
|Meals:||3 Meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)|
|Acommodation:||2-3 Star Hotel Accomodation in Kathmandu
Camping Accomodation during Trek
Drive from Kathmandu (1350m.) to Dolakha (1660m.) via Lamosangu (750m.) and Charikot (1980m.) by bus. Stay overnight at camp.
Drive from Dolakha to Shigati (950m.) via Piguti (920m) takes about three and half hours. The trails pass through a gravel road crossing different villages of mixed communities. You then cut across several streams and jungles with varieties of orchids, rhododendron and other natural vegetation. Stay overnight at camp.
Trek from Shigati to Jagat (1440m.) takes about seven hours. You trek along normal flat land along the banks of the river and then pass through a rice terraced field. There are a few small village hamlets found on the way which are inhabited by different ethnic communities. You continue to cross jungles covered by orchid, a few rhododendron trees and wild vegetation. You next cross a suspension bridge to reach Jagat, a small town resided by people from different cultures. You interact with the local folks to get an insight into the their daily lives. Stay overnight at camp.
Trek from Jagat to Simigaon (2020m.) takes about seven and half hours. The first part of the trail follows a normal flat path which ascends and descends through the jungle. At several points you cross suspension bridges where numerous settlements are found on the way. You will also find small teashops and local grocery shops in some areas. You then climb steeply up to Simigaon, a village inhabited by Buddhist and a few Hindus. Stay overnight at camp.
Trek from Simigaon to Daldung La (3976m.) takes about seven hours. On the route you come across some Sherpa villages. The uphill trek is rich with different varieties of plants and Rhododendron trees. After this, the uphill trail takes ascending and descending paths as you enjoy the natural scenic beauty of your surroundings. If it happens to be the season, you will witness the Yak Naka which is a temporary Yak shed constructed especially for the preparation of cheese and butter. Stay overnight at camp.
Trek from Daldung La to Beding (3690m.) takes about seven and a half hours. The trek now ascends uphill through different varieties of plants and Rhododendron trees. You trek over suspension bridges lapping over deep gorges in a few places making the trek even more enchanting. You finally reach Beding which is a big Sherpa village. The Sherpa are known for their legendary mountain skills. Stay overnight at camp.
Rest day at Beding for acclimatization. You can hike in and around the area for acclimatization and have panoramic views of mountains like Mt. Gauri Shanker and the Tibetan mountains across the Tibetan border. Stay overnight at camp.
Trek from Beding to Na (4180m.) takes about four hours. On this day you explore the upper slopes of the valley for the Snow Partridge or visit the nearby glacier lake. The trail slightly ascends along the river bank. This is an open area with fresh air where you can hear the calming sounds of the flowing river. You encounter panoramic views of the mountains as the trek moves forward. You will also come across a Sherpa village where you can interact with these famous climbers and learn about their culture. Stay overnight at camp.
Rest Day at Na. You will be able to witness the various views of mountains like Gauri Shanker, Menlung, Yalung and other mountains of the Tibetan range. On this day you can hike Tso Rolpa Lake for an excursion. You will be able to witness the beautiful Natural Lake filled with the chilling water of the glaciers. Stay overnight at camp.
Trek from Na to Beding takes about five hours. The path slightly descends along the river bank. You enjoy panoramic views of Menlung, Gauri Shankar and many other unnamed mountains and peaks. Stay overnight at camp.
Trek from Daldung La to Simigaon which takes about six hours. On the route you come across picturesque Sherpa villages. The downhill trek is rich in different varieties of plants and Rhododendron trees. After the downhill trek you will then come across ascending and descending paths while enjoying the scenic beauty of the place. Stay overnight at camp.
Trek from Simigaon to Jagat takes about six hours. The first part of your trail follows a normal flat path, and then it descends and ascends through the jungle. At several places, you backtrack across suspension bridges. There are numerous villages on your way. Stay overnight at camp.
Trek from Shigati to Dolakha (1660m.) takes about three and half hours. You have to cross several streams and jungles with varieties of orchid, rhododendron and other natural vegetation. The trails pass through a gravel road crossing different villages of mixed communities. Stay overnight at camp.
After an early morning breakfast, you drive from Dolakha to Kathmandu.
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